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Original Copperplate Botanical Engraving, with handcolor, from 1792.

From Histoire Naturelle, Plate 189 - Oyster. 

By Lamarck - from Histoire Naturelle

Matted with highest quality archival matboard (as shown in second photo, charcoal) and custom framed in a beautiful antiqued-silver and black frame.


Excellent condition, with incredibly vibrant hand color.

Given age, engravings can show minor defects such as minor staining or darkening. This engraving has a minor defect/tear below the print. 

See photos for actual condition. Protected during shipping in plastic. All protective materials used are archival/acid-free.

A portion of all sales are donated to organizations working to preserve fragile ecosystems and protect wildlife

Original Copperplate Engraving, Oysters (Plate 189), 1792. Framed.

  • Framed: 12x14"

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